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Monument to George Abell South of West End of St Leonards Church

A Grade II Listed Building in Lambeth, London

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Latitude: 51.4294 / 51°25'45"N

Longitude: -0.1317 / 0°7'54"W

OS Eastings: 529980

OS Northings: 171699

OS Grid: TQ299716

Mapcode National: GBR FY.MGW

Mapcode Global: VHGRC.NBRK

Plus Code: 9C3XCVH9+Q8

Entry Name: Monument to George Abell South of West End of St Leonards Church

Listing Date: 27 March 1998

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1323730

English Heritage Legacy ID: 469163

ID on this website: 101323730

Location: St Leonard's Church, Streatham, Lambeth, London, SW16

County: London

District: Lambeth

Electoral Ward/Division: St Leonard's

Parish: Non Civil Parish

Built-Up Area: Lambeth

Traditional County: Surrey

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Greater London

Church of England Parish: Streatham St Leonard

Church of England Diocese: Southwark

Tagged with: Monument

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(West side)
963/33/10051 Monument to George Abell (S of W
end of St Leonard's Church)


Chest tomb. Commemorates George Abell, d 1826. Portland limestone on rendered brick base. Chest, on moulded base, has recessed corners with attached bulbous vase pilasters supporting curved-edged top slab (indecipherable inscription). Recessed panel to each side, the main ones with relief carving of mantle and skull at base and inscriptions to commemorate Abell, on west side, and Richard Colley and Thomas Mogeridge who financed the tomb, on east side. Plainer end panels, that to south with commemorative inscription to Elizabeth Abell; that to north with skull and crossbones.

Listing NGR: TQ2998071699

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